2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid Racine WI
The latest in hybrid technology has arrived in the form of the 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid. Right here in Racine, WI you can see all of the innovative features of the hybrid sedan including details on its efficient powertrain, aerodynamic style and advanced technologies.
Joining Kia's fuel efficient lineup of vehicles, the 2017 Optima Plug-In Hybrid is part of the brand's push for a twenty-five percent increase in the fuel efficiency across the entire Kia fleet. The Plug-In's contribution toward that goal revolves around its "Nu" engine, more efficient battery and functional design elements.
The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid is powered by a 2.0-liter "Nu" four cylinder GDI engine paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with mounted 50 kW motor. The electric motor of the Plug-In is charged by a 9.8 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack that features 60 percent more energy output than the outgoing hybrid system.
Based on the design of the 2016 Optima, the 2017 Optima Plug-In has distinctive design features focused on aerodynamics and function. The sedan boasts a segment-best drag coefficient due to elements such as the Plug-In's active grille, model specific air curtain, beveled rear bumper and aerodynamic wheel design.
As part of the 2017 Optima Plug-In's new technology lineup, the hybrid sedan features its own Wi-Fi capability through the Kia UVO EV Services app. The system also allows drivers to locate charging stations, access Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and search for local points of interest.
The 2017 Optima Plug-In has the latest in Efficiency and Technology
As well as fitting the Optima Plug-In with the brand's most efficient engine, Kia has also fit the 2017 hybrid with its latest technologies for convenience, safety and connectivity. The PHEV offers drivers the most advanced Kia UVO eServices system with enhanced capabilities and a suite of advanced driver assistance features for increased safety and connectivity.
2017 Optima Plug-In Hybrid Technologies
- Blind Spot Detection
- Advanced Smart Cruise Control
- Lane Departure Warning
- Front Collision Warning System
- UVO EV Services with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and Wi-Fi
- NEW Coasting Guide
For more information on the 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid, contact the team at Frank Boucher Kia in Racine, WI. With our dealership you can also find information on Kia's other new models including the 217 Kia Sportage and the 2017 Kia Forte.